The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

‘Megan’s Law’ killer escapes death under N.J. execution ban: The man who raped and killed 7-year-old Megan Kanka — the 1994 crime that inspired “Megan’s Law” — is one of eight men whose sentences were commuted to life in prison this week as part of New Jersey’s new ban on execution. The Garden State on …

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N.J. lawmakers vote to suspend executions: New Jersey lawmakers voted Monday to suspend executions while a task force studies the fairness and costs of imposing the death penalty. The measure now heads to Gov. Richard J. Codey, who has indicated he will sign it before leaving office on January 17. So basically New Jersey is …

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